ALL THREE NETWORKS TO AIR THE FIRST DEMOCRATIC DEBATE LIVE IN PRIME TIME ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26 AND THURSDAY, JUNE 27 AT 9 P.M. ET
NBC NEWS DIGITAL PLATFORMS WILL ALSO LIVE STREAM THE DEBATES
JUNE 20, 2019 – NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will kick off a week of on-the-ground coverage in Miami for the first Democratic presidential debate beginning Monday, June 24.
The two-night debate, sanctioned by the Democratic National Committee, will air at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27 from the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.
Both debate nights will be moderated by:
Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie and José Díaz-Balart will moderate the first hour each night. Holt will also appear in the second hour, which Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow will moderate.
Here’s a rundown of what to expect across all three networks and digital platforms for the week:
MSNBC will offer a pre-debate special beginning at 7 p.m. ET and post-debate analysis with insight from the candidates themselves, campaign surrogates and political commentators beginning at 11 p.m. ET:
In addition, MSNBC will broadcast live from Miami throughout the week including:
Leading up to debate week on Saturday, June 22, AM Joy host Joy Reid and PoliticsNation host Rev. Al Sharpton will be live from the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention where they will be joined by several Democratic candidates to preview the upcoming debate.
The Beat’s Ari Melber will also host Road to Miami, a pre-debate program exploring the candidates’ final weekend of campaigning and previewing their debate strategies on Sunday, June 23 at 9 p.m. ET.
NBC NEWS DIGITAL
After the live debate has concluded, non-NBC News, MSNBC, or Telemundo media and individuals, including Internet media, may use unlimited excerpts (up to 3:00 minutes at a time) with appropriate credit outlined below. Media outlets may not rebroadcast the debate in its entirety unless granted permission by NBC News/MSNBC.
No NBC News, MSNBC, or Telemundo debate may be used in any medium where the primary purpose is to retransmit the event or excerpts of the event for Commercial Use. Commercial Use shall be interpreted as any use for which the primary intent is to procure a commercial advantage or private compensation. Without limitation, examples of Commercial Use include: charges for downloads or streaming; using debate video or audio to promote a website or product; or advertising preceding or during video or audio of the debate.
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For more information contact:
Director of Communications
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